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Biking one of Canada’s largest urban parks

Fish Creek Provincial Park is the second largest urban park in Canada, and is contained entirely within the city of Calgary on the south side. It used to span the width of the city, but the city has since sprawled around it.

On bicycle, I can reach the park boundaries in just over an hour. I’ve been making the trip regularly since last summer, and can do so by staying mostly on paved pathways away from cars. This park is a key part of several 100 kilometre bike rides that I’ve done.

It’s now time to share some of my favourite photos!

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Bow Valley Ranche at Fish Creek Park

The Bow Valley Ranche is a historic site within Fish Creek Provincial Park that features many walking trails, and a restaurant inside the historic Ranche building. Near the ranch is a Bow River boat launch area which is also nice to visit. In this post, I’d like to share a few of my favourite photos from this area that I’ve taken over the past couple of summers. Continue reading